policy
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (politics)
a. la política
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We oppose the government's policy of sending migrant children back to their country of origin.Nos oponemos a la política del gobierno de repatriar a niños inmigrantes a su país de orígen.
2. (guideline)
a. la política
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company has a zero-tolerance policy on discrimination.La compañía tiene una política de tolerancia cero en cuanto a la discriminación.
b. la norma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My policy is to buy local produce whenever I can.Mi norma personal es de comprar productos cultivados en la zona siempre que pueda.
3. (insurance)
a. la póliza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is important to have an adequate life insurance policy if you have small children.Es importante contar con una póliza de seguro de vida adecuada si tiene hijos pequeños.
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policy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of government, personal)
a. la política
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
foreign policypolítica exterior
it's a matter of policyes una cuestión de política
it's a good/bad policyes/no es conveniente
policy statementdeclaración de principios
2. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(insurance) policypóliza (de seguros)
policy holderasegurado(a) m,f
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policy [ˈpɒlɪsɪ]
noun
1 (gen, principles) política (f); [of party, at election] programa (m); [of newspaper] normas (f) de conducta
it's a matter of policy es cuestión de política; that's not my policy ese no es mi sistema; to change one's policy cambiar de táctica; it is a good/bad policy es buena/mala táctica; it would be contrary to public policy to do this iría en contra del interés nacional hacer esto
foreign: foreign policy
2 (prudence, prudent procedure) discreción (f)
it is policy to wait a few days es prudente esperar unos días
modifier
policy decision (n) decisión (f) de principio
policy statement (n) declaración (f) de política
policy [ˈpɒlɪsɪ]
noun
(also insurance policy) póliza (f)
to take out a policy sacar una póliza; hacerse un seguro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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